Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in 3D Computer Graphics Animation at The Ohio State University. We seek to find an innovative professional committed to being part of a creative and engaging collaborative team of artists, designers, scientists, faculty and students. This is a joint appointment with the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design and an appropriate department within the College of the Arts. Candidate will be expected to build on the strengths at ACCAD and interface with multidisciplinary programs within the arts and sciences. The position begins September 2005.
Responsibilities: Position requires teaching on both undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching at the graduate level is in the interdisciplinary, collaborative environment of the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) using state of the art resources. Duties also include the development of new curriculum, advising and committee work. Faculty are expected to have active creative careers in their own right.
Position Requirements: Applicants must hold a graduate degree in an art or design field, or in a related technical field. University-level teaching experience and a strong record of creative and/or scholarly activities is desired. Advanced training and substantial professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: animation, three dimensional modeling, rigging, surfacing, visual effects, digital lighting, motion capture, digital storytelling.
Application requirements: Candidates should show a body of work related to computer animation and indicate a strong research direction. Applications should include 1) a letter of application that addresses applicant's position qualifications 2) a current resume 3) a separate statement discussing the applicant’s creative work and approach to teaching 4) 10 examples and descriptions of applicant’s work 5) 10 examples and descriptions of student works 6) names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references, 7) a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Copies of transcripts will be requested of finalists.
Send materials to:
Computer Animation Faculty Search
ACCAD - The Ohio State University
1224 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43214
Application review begins January 10, 2005 and will continue until filled. [Still open]
To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EEO/AA employer.